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  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton’s State of the State speech on Wednesday called for a constructive tone for the rest of the legislative session, a sentiment that Minnesota lawmakers of both parties say they share. Local representative Paul …

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    16 Feb 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    Minnesota is bracing for the return of its largest deployment of National Guard troops since the September 11th attacks, and legislators have plenty of ideas for helping them find jobs. More than 2,700 troops are …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    Senator Al Franken is sending his staffers out into communities across the state in the coming weeks to hear what Minnesotans have to say about the next Farm Bill. The United States Senate will begin …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    Governor Dayton says that state lawmakers should vote to kick everyone out of the State Capitol for the four years that engineers say is necessary to make major renovations to the building. Dayton said in …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Firetruck

    The New Ulm Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire near Searles Wednesday afternoon. The call was received at around 1:45pm that a vehicle at the Eugene Groebner residence on Highway 15 just north of …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Fatal

    A Brooten man is dead after a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Willmar. Police say a pickup driven by 72-year-old Wayne Chadwick ran off the road and struck a tree. Chadwick was in cardiac arrest …

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    16 Feb 12
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    The Sleepy Eye City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the final plans and specifications for $6-million worth of proposed street and utility project. Work will take place later this year on much of Water Street …

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    15 Feb 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton delivers his second State of the State address to a joint session of the Minnesota House and Senate tonight (WED) at the State Capitol. The governor has taken a number of opportunities to …

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    15 Feb 12